Georg Edelmann

Auditor, Tax Advisor, Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions
Regulatory and Governmental Affairs

Georg Edelmann

Georg Edelmann is co-head of the Tax practice group and member of the Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. Georg Edelmann advises on tax law in M&A transactions, the restructuring of national and international companies, financial transactions and digital business. He has many years of experience in advising companies on tax law in crisis situations, tax investigations, the establishment of joint ventures, tax audits and tax court proceedings, transfer pricing and tax arbitration. Georg Edelmann is co-editor of two commentaries: (i) Umwandlungssteuergesetz, 2nd edition, 2019 and (ii) Außensteuergesetz, 2nd edition, 2018. He lectures on tax law topics.


  • Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA
    Change of legal form in stock corporation (2023/2024)
  • Omnicom
    Take over of Grabarz & Partner (2023)
  • Omnicom
    Sale of the Russian business activities (2022/2023)
  • Henkel
    Sale of the Russian business activities (2022/2023)
  • keolis
    Takeover of the German local rail transport operator from the French state railway by interim shareholders (2022)
  • Omnicom
    Acquisition of the antoni agency group (2021)
    Change of legal form and transfer of registered office from Luxembourg to Germany (2020/2021)
  • Numerous domestic and foreign car manufacturers
    Establishment of emissions pools (2021/2023)
  • Condor
    Advice to the redevelopment shareholder and sale to a private investor (2020)
  • Formerly listed group
    Establishment of an MIP for domestic and foreign managers after delisting
  • Geneba
    Sale of investment in German asset-managing limited partnership with office properties
  • US consulting group
    Establishment of a complex joint venture between an international US consulting group and a German consulting group
  • Marlin
    Advising on the structuring of the acquisition of the optical
  • International transactions with tax arbitration
    Extensive international tax arbitration proceedings (2021)
  • Fiscal court proceedings and tax audits
    Tax court proceedings (i) following an international mutual agreement procedure, (ii) for reimbursement of capital gains tax, (iii) for value adjustments and write-ups, (iv) electricity tax; tax audits on profit deferrals in Europe


  • Georg Edelmann's high level of expertise and industry knowledge. Georg Edelmann deserves special mention. He has a keen legal mind and a great ability to identify and resolve potential issues in large and complex transactions and disputes. Legal 500 (2024)
  • Highly recommended for Transaction Tax, Corporate Tax and Tax Disputes, JUVE Handbook Tax (2023)
  • Recommended as a leading expert in Tax law. Georg Edelmann is solution-oriented and strong in implementation, Chambers Europe (2023)
  • The "very knowledgeable and precise" Georg Edelmann advises domestic corporates on restructuring mandates, including joint ventures. He also supports clients involved in corporate acquisitions and divestments, Chambers Europe (2019).
  • Georg Edelmann's team recently proved itself as strong as ever, reinforcing its top position in the market, JUVE Handbuch Steuern (2018)
  • Ranked by the magazine Wirtschaftswoche (July 2015) among the top 25 experts in Germany.


Economic studies at the Universities of Augsburg and Mannheim and Business Administration studies at the Aston University of Birmingham (England)
Haarmann Hemmelrath & Partner (1994-2000)
KPMG New York and KPMG Frankfurt (2000-2002)
With Noerr since 2002
Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Tax Advisors


  • Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer (IDW) [Institute of Auditors]
  • Wirtschaftsprüferkammer (WPK)
  • Steuerberaterkammer (StBK) [Institute of Tax Advisors]


  • Umwandlungssteuergesetz, 2. Auflage, 2019
  • Außensteuergesetz, 2. Auflage, 2018